The Panasonic Corporation, a leading consumer electronics provider based in Osaka, Japan, has presented a soft, flexible, and stretchable polymer resin film using its proprietary stretchable resin technology. The company will also provide a transparent electrode material and conductive paste along with this insulating film.
The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, which is based in Dresden, Germany, has teamed up with the Itzehoe-based Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology ISIT. The result of the cooperation is the successful development of flexible electrochemical biosensors on metallized film substrates.
Researchers at UNIST, a science and technology university based in Ulsan, Korea, have long been interested in the technology of artificial skins. Although previous studies have introduced an assortment of electronic skin (e-skin) elements, none of them were able to detect both pressure and heat with a high degree of sensitivity.